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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Thursday, 26 May 2016

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on August - 11.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

1772  On August - 11 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

1780  On August - 11 barbados hurricane begins  

1786  On this day in history captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On this day in history david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  On August - 11 judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  On this day in history janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.  

1828  On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on August - 11.  

1836  On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on August - 11.  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on August - 11.  

1860  On this day in history james Wilson, politician  

1862  On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on this day in history.  

1863  On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On August - 11 birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  On August - 11 death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on August - 11.  

1171  On August - 11 louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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